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A team from Leicester School of Pharmacy found Salvestrol Q40 was turned into a toxic compound in cancer cells, destroying them.
Salvestrol Q40 is found at higher concentrations in tangerine peel, than in the flesh of the fruit.
The researchers suggest the modern trend to throw away peel may have contributed to a rise in some cancers.
Originally posted by Cthulwho
I also heard that the arsenic in apple seeds etc builds up in your system over time and helps fight cancer cells. Because in the old days people used to eat the seeds supposedly cancer wasn't very common.